Vigil held at shooting scene in North Charleston Sunday

Vigil held at shooting scene in North Charleston Sunday (Image 1)

A vigil was held Sunday afternoon for Walter Scott at the scene of where the shooting took place eight days ago.

Reverend Al Sharpton, along with other religious leaders from across the Lowcountry, gathered to pray.

The group prayed for peace and justice for the Scott family. They also prayed for change.

They emphasized the need for police body cameras in South Carolina and encouraged the crowd to join together, regardless of race or religion, to eradicate racism from the country.

North Charleston’s Mayor Keith Summey and Police Chief Eddie Driggers were also in attendance.

Several community groups will host vigils for Walter Scott Sunday.

From 6-8 p.m. the Seacoast Church in North Charleston will hold a healing service.

Starting Sunday at 7p.m. representatives of BlackLivesMatter Charleston will gather at North Charleston City Hall to announce plans for the coming days.

Starting at 8p.m. residents in Park Circle will hold a candlelight vigil in memory of Walter Scott.

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